Die Entwickler von Telegram sorgen mit Version 5 für eine neue Optik und wollen gleichzeitig den Stromverbrauch bändigen. iPhone&iPad
Telegram received a major update today that includes new in-app notifications and a complete rewrite of the encrypted messaging app in Apple’s Swift coding language, resulting in all-round faster performance and better energy efficiency.
On the face of it, the Telegram 5.0 interface looks just like the previous version, but the developers say that rebuilding the app in Swift has made it „faster, sleeker and more battery-friendly,“ and has also removed a bunch of persistent bugs.
The speed improvements should be immediately noticeable, particularly when viewing animations in chat threads and syncing messages across multiple devices. At the same [...]
Telegram today received its first update in two months after an App Store update lockout caused by a dispute with the Russian government and Apple.
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov yesterday explained that Apple had been blocking updates to the Telegram app on a worldwide scale since April, when the Telegram app was banned in Russia.
As back story, Russia in April banned Telegram because Telegram refused to allow government officials in the country to have backdoor access to the content of user messages. Russia’s ban attempt was not entirely successful, leading Russia to demand that Apple remove Telegram from the Russian App Store.
Amid this dispute, Apple [...]
In April, the Russian government banned secure messaging app Telegram and this month asked Apple to remove it from the iOS App Store completely in the country, citing the potential for terrorist communication via the app since Telegram refused to allow Russia to read user messages. As this unfolds, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov posted an update for users early this morning in an effort to explain why some features „don’t work correctly under iOS 11.4“ (via ArsTechnica).
According to Durov, Apple has been „preventing“ the Telegram iOS app from updating on a global scale, dating back to when Russia banned the app in April. Durov says that his company [...]